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Welcome to the Manteno Community Unit School District No. 5 website.  The district is located in Manteno, IL on Interstate 57 approximately 50 miles south of Chicago.  The district is made up of 3 schools, educating over 2200 students in pre-school through grade 12.

Click Here for the 2016-2017 School Calendar


 Our Mission

The mission of the Manteno Public Schools is to provide all students with a safe environment for quality life-long educational experiences.  These experiences shall nurture one's academic, social, emotional and physical needs, enabling them to be productive members of society.



District News

IL 5Essentials Survey
Beginning November 16th, teachers, parents, and students across Illinois will have an opportunity to participate in the fourth annual statewide Illinois... Read More

26 Days of Cardio Challenge
Mrs. Harrod and Mrs. Fortin have challenged our staff and community members to do 25 minutes of cardio for 26 days in a row before the holidays! This... Read More

Communicating with the Board of Education

In accordance with Public Act 98-0930, a uniform single email address has been established for members of the public to electronically communicate with the elected members of the Board of Education.



Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests

FOIA requests may be submitted to the FOIA officer, Nancy Kaufman, at the District Office in person during regular office hours, by mail/courier service or by email to FOIA@manteno5.org.  It is recommended that requests be sent "Return Receipt Requested" to verify the request was received.  Appropriate fees/charges may be assessed as allowed under Section 6 of Public Act 96-542.

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